United Nations. Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD)

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Name: United Nations. Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) (CERD)
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

UNPO Alternative Report to CERD Highlights Discrimination Endured by Minority and Indigenous Groups in Iraq

UNPO, in cooperation with the Iraqi Turkmen Front, submitted an alternative report to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) drawing attention to the systemic racial discrimination and human rights violations endured ... [Published United Nations and Peoples Organisation - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Take Action: Write to supermarkets asking them to stop stocking Israeli products

Boycotting Israeli products is one important way individuals can express their support for Palestine and opposition to Israeli apartheid against the Palestinians. What is even stronger is when people act collectively, and we all demand the removal of ... [Published Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

How many Nakbas?

Gaza burns while the international community sits quietly, doing nothing about it. Israel has bombarded the territory for two weeks, killing more than 700 Palestinians and wounding well over 3,000. As I write this, I am aware that the death toll will ... [Published The Hindu - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Calling for Action: Mayors and Human Rights Agencies Seek Federal Support for Human Rights

National news outlets increasingly highlight gaps in human rights protections in the United States. Economic inequality , racial disparities in sentencing and lack of federal paid-parental-leave (which places working families in a precarious position), ... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Delhites and chinky North Easterners

Almost every alternate day, news comes streaming from New Delhi non-stop. These news bulletins have nothing to rejoice about rather they are invariably shocking and abhorrent. After Nido Tania, a young student from Arunachal Pradesh was killed by a group ... [Published Sangai Express - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 2 reports

40 U.S. Civil and Human Rights Groups File U.N. Report on Racial Discrimination (7/21/14)

WASHINGTON, July 21 -- The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights issued the following news release: The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, The Leadership Conference Education Fund, and 38 other civil and human rights organizations ... [Published Targeted News Service - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Why Palestinians have a right to return home

Mark LeVine asked three leading scholars of the “refugee problem” – Karma Nabulsi (lecturer in international relations, Oxford University), Susan Akram (Boston University Law School and founder of the Asylum and Human Rights Clinic at Greater Boston Legal ... [Published Palestine Telegraph - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

*Palestinians to appeal to UN for international protection

Ramallah, Ramadan 16, 1435, Jul 13, 2014, SPA -- Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is writing anappeal to the UN for international protection following Israel's Gazaoffensive, dpa cited his office as saying.A decision to write to UN Secretary General ... [Published Saudi Press Agency - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Dr. Ashrawi: “Palestinian leadership commits to concrete steps to deal with the horrific situation in Gaza”

:45PNN/ RamallahPLO Executive Committee member, Dr. Hanan Ashrawi said, “Following the meetings of the Palestinian leadership, particularly the Political Committee and the PLO Executive Committee, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is undertaking several ... [Published Palestine News Network - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

10 Years after the Advisory Opinion on the Wall in Occupied Palestine: Time for Concrete Action

July 9 th 2014 To: Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban ki Moon High Contracting Parties to the Geneva Conventions  This letter is joined by 86 legal experts and 32 legal networks and organizations concerned with the ongoing ... [Published Mondoweiss - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Gearing up for science congress

Climate change and health are closely related, and the study of non-communicable diseases and contagious diseases in relation to environmental conditions is key, said vice-chancellor of Sri Ramachandra University, J.S.N Murthy.He was speaking at the National ... [Published The Hindu - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Longshore workers support the National Justice for Trayvon Martin Movement

By Gary WilsonTrayvon MartinJuly 22, 2013The following resolution was submitted by Clarence Thomas and passedunanimously at the membership meeting of ILWU Local 10 on July 18.Whereas, the verdict of the George Zimmerman trial has provoked outcryacross ... [Published International Action Center - Jun 24 2014]

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UNPO Alternative Report to CERD Highlights Disc... [Published United Nations and Peoples Organisation - Jul 28 2014]
Take Action: Write to supermarkets asking them ... [Published Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign - Jul 25 2014]
How many Nakbas? [Published The Hindu - Jul 24 2014]
Calling for Action: Mayors and Human Rights Age... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 23 2014]
Delhites and chinky North Easterners [Published Sangai Express - Jul 22 2014]
40 U.S. Civil and Human Rights Groups File U.N.... [Published Targeted News Service - Jul 22 2014]
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Why Palestinians have a right to return home [Published Palestine Telegraph - Jul 18 2014]
Dr. Ashrawi: “Palestinian leadership commits to... [Published Palestine News Network - Jul 13 2014]
*Palestinians to appeal to UN for international... [Published Saudi Press Agency - Jul 13 2014]
10 Years after the Advisory Opinion on the Wall... [Published Mondoweiss - Jul 09 2014]
Gearing up for science congress [Published The Hindu - Jul 04 2014]
Longshore workers support the National Justice ... [Published International Action Center - Jun 24 2014]
Countering Hate Speech in Tokyo's Koreatown [Published Global Voices Online - Mar 06 2014]
This Apartheid Week, Read the Report Israel Doe... [Published Informed Comment - Feb 28 2014]
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July 9 th 2014 To: Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban ki Moon High Contracting Parties to the Geneva Conventions  This letter is joined by 86 legal experts and 32 legal networks and organizations concerned with the ongoing ...
Countering Hate Speech in Tokyo's Koreatown [Published Global Voices Online - Mar 06 2014]
Photo of Shin-Okubo by flickr user Metro Centric, (CC BY 2.0) Shin-Okubo , a district in Tokyo with high concentration of ethnic Korean residents, has been suffering from anti-Korean protests by some extremely racist citizen groups in recent years. ...
This Apartheid Week, Read the Report Israel Doe... [Published Informed Comment - Feb 28 2014]
(By Ben White) This week has seen the promotion of yet more anti-democratic legislation in Israel. A new law that received final approval by the Knesset gives, for the first time, separate representation to Muslim and Christian Palestinian citizens ...
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